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Bud Rip's Fish Fry Benefits Local Musicians Today, March 25

Plus, Camellia Grill keeps its name & more


BYWATER— Bud Rip's (900 Piety) hosts a fish fry today, March 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with proceeds benefitting the Society of St. Cecilia and Bywater Brass Band. $8 gets you catfish, cornbread and red cabbage slaw, plus the added pleasure of knowing that the Bywater Brass Band will be able to roll with St. Cecilia on Mardi Gras morning from the Bywater to the river. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— Ian McNulty reports on a number of comedy venues with good pop-ups these days, including Hi-Ho, which does a Sunday night NOLA Comedy Hour with Fry & Pie from Bombay Club alum Nick Gile. Siberia has a Sunday night Comic Strip with food available from blini powerhouse Kukhnya, Carrollton Station does a Wednesday night So You Think You're Funny? show with La Cocinita food truck, and more. [Advocate]

NOLA— Todd Price reports that current Camellia Grill owner Hicham Khodr still has "the right to use the Camellia Grill name and trademarks at the original location," as upheld by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday. A legal fight over the trademark has been ongoing since 2008, when former owner Michael Schwartz tried to stop Khodr from using the name. []